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  1. Martin Luther King Jr [born Michael King Jr] was born January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia USA. He was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using the tactics of nonviolence and civil disobedience based on his Christian beliefs and inspired by the nonviolent activism of Mahatma Gandhi. He is well known for his speech I Have A Dream where he believed that one day black and whites would come together. He was greatly responsible for the passing of the Civil Rights Act and the Voting Rights Act for African Americans so they would not be treated differently from whites. He died 4 April 1968, Memphis, Tennessee, United States.

  2. Martin Luther King which his name use to be Michael had been one of America’s greatest leaders.He has died in his Motel room on April 4th 1968.Sucessfully,he got married to Coretta Scott which she had died.He was born January 15th 1929 in Atlanta Georgia.Before he was killed,he had led a March to Washington and had 250,000 supporters.

  3. Martin Luther King, Jr. was born in Atlanta, GA on January 15, 1929. He went to Booker T. Washington High School. He was so smart that he skipped two grades in high school. He started his college education at Morehouse College at the young age of fifteen

    Martin’s dad was a preacher which inspired Martin to pursue the ministry. He had a younger brother and an older sister. In 1953 he married Coretta Scott. Later, they would have four children including Yolanda, Martin, Dexter, and Bernice.

    In his first major civil rights action, Martin Luther King, Jr. led the Montgomery Bus Boycott. This started when Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white man. She was arrested and spent the night in jail. As a result, Martin helped to organize a boycott of the public transportation system in Montgomery. The boycott lasted for over a year. It was very tense at times. Martin was arrested and his house was bombed.

    In 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr. helped to organize the famous “March on Washington”. Over 250,000 people attended this march.Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated on April 4. 1968 in Memphis, TN. While standing on the balcony of his hotel, he was shot by James Earl Ray.

  4. Martin Luther King is an amazing man and he made this world good because black and white people was not allowed to be together or play Martin Luther King had a friend who was white and he was not allowed to be together we’ll that was what he friend mum said he was arrested more than once and he risked that and I would because how this country is so amazing.

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